Functional Assessment Options in Fibromyalgia, CFS and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Functional Assessment Options in Fibromyalgia, CFS and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Why is this important?

Chronic and complex inflammatory disease has may faces! Conditions of autoimmune disease, Lyme disease, or mould infestations present as inflammation, fatigue, pain and debilitation.

Chronic inflammation can result from the following:

  1. Failure of eliminating the agent causing an acute inflammation such as infectious organisms including Mycobacterium tuberculosis, protozoa, fungi, and other parasites that can resist host defenses and remain in the tissue for an extended period.
  2. Exposure to a low level of a particular irritant or foreign materials that cannot be eliminated by enzymatic breakdown or phagocytosis in the body including substances or industrial chemical that can be inhaled over a long period, for example, silica dust.
  3. An autoimmune disorder in which the immune system is sensitized to the normal component of the body and attacks healthy tissue giving rise to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  4. Recurrent episodes of acute inflammation. However, in some cases, chronic inflammation is an independent response and not a sequel to acute inflammation for example diseases such as tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  5. Inflammatory and biochemical inducers are causing oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction such as increased production of free radical molecules, advanced glycation end products (AGEs), uric acid (urate) crystals, oxidized lipoproteins, homocysteine, and others.

Autoimmune diseases such as CFS and fibromyalgia have chemical and clinical roots which may affect metabolic outcomes leading to many health conditions.

Learning outcomes

In this webinar, learn about the assessment options in multiple organ systems that influence infections, inflammation, fatigue, mitochondrial function and immune function.

  • types of chronic inflammation
  • symptoms of chronic illness
  • assessment options in chronic inflammaotory disease: gut function, SIBO, allergies, adrenal function, nutrient levels, mitochondrial function, methylation, amino acids, infections, HLA genetics, lyme serology, moulds, organophosphates, inflammatory cytokines

Resources

Chronic Inflammation

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